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Rare case of an isolated scaphoid congenital megalourethra: before and after reconstruction
Department of Urology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
Oct  2022 (Vol.  29, Issue  5, Pages( 11326 - 11328)
PMID: 36245205


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  • Congenital megalourethra, first described in 1955, is a rare urethral anomaly resulting from dysgenesis of the penile corpus spongiosum, with or without corpus cavernosum involvement, leading to dilatation of the penile urethra. Presentations come in two forms, scaphoid and fusiform, with the former being more common and resulting from deficient or absent corpus spongiosum. Fusiform types are much rarer, and consist of absence of both the corpus spongiosum and cavernosum.3 Here, we present a case involving the surgical correction of an isolated scaphoid-type congenital megalourethra with significantly improved postoperative cosmetic and functional outcomes.